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disulfide

[dī′səl‚fīd]
(chemistry)
A compound that has two sulfur atoms bonded to a radical or element.
One of a group of organosulfur compounds RSSR′ that may be symmetrical (R=R′) or unsymmetrical (R and R′, different).
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In the course of their research, they discovered an unusual similarity between the group of Enterobacteriaceae genes that are responsible for processing carbon disulfides, and the combination of genes that other bacterial group- bacilli use to break down lactose.
Stellenboom et al., "The cytotoxicity of garlic-related disulfides and thiosulfonates in WHCO1 oesophageal cancer cells is dependent on S-thiolation and not production of ROS," Biochimica et Biophysica Acta, vol.
As a member of the disulfide reductase family, TGR is a NADPH-dependent homodimeric flavoenzyme with a dithiol/disulfide redox center located at the si face of the FAD prosthetic group [2].
Quantification of thiols and disulfides. Biochim Biophys Acta 2014;1840(2):838-46.
Caption: Scheme 4: Mechanism of the TBP catalyzed reaction of metathesis of disulfides.
The Protein Disulfide Isomerase (PDI) is a family of thiol isomerases originally found in the endoplasmic reticulum (ER) that were later discovered in the cytosol and surface of endothelial cells and platelets, among others [13, 14].
The core of the BCR is formed by two Ig-[mu] heavy chains (HC) that are covalently linked by a disulfide bond.
The nanolamellar or commercial molybdenum disulfides were mechanically mixed in a mortar with 7 wt.% of copper nanoparticles prepared by electrical explosion of wires and then treated in a hexane suspension in an ultrasonic bath and further natural drying.
[5] patented compounds of the general molecular formular X(Y)NCSSZ, where X is hydrogen or alkyl group, Y is hydrogen, alkyl or aryl group and Z is metallic in nature, and thiuram disulfide derivatives, as fungicides, bactericides and microbiocides.
These investigators had found that they could synthesize several different disulfide forms and a number of non disulfides (Figures 1 and 2).
The assay measures total homocysteine (tHcy), which is the sum of all homocysteine species (reduced and mixed disulfides with cysteine and albumin) after conversion to homocysteine by chemical reduction.